Hiking The Pacific Crest Trail

Happy Trails / Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Jessica Hall and I spoke with Kevin Hoover who just completed an many weeks hike along the Pacific Crest Trail. Kevin spoke of the trail culture and his adventures. He also talked about how he dealt with adversity when a medical issue cropped up with his foot.


Forgotten Initiative

Not For Kids Only / Monday, July 18, 2016

Forgotten Initiative Advocate Janelle Harris gives an overview of the national organization and what our local chapter does. For more information check out their Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/tfi.humboldtcounty/


Environmental Alternatives

Not For Kids Only / Thursday, July 14, 2016

Jodi Beckell and Shawnee Oneal from Environmental Alternatives give background on the nonprofit foster family agency. EA recruits, certifies, and manages foster homes for our local foster families.


HCAOG On The Road To Maintenance

Happy Trails / Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Emily Sinkhorn and I speak with Marcella Clem, Executive Director of Humboldt County Association of Governments (HCAOG) which has initiated research and work towards a Draft Expenditure Plan for a potential transportation ballot measure. The tax would fund deferred road maintenance throughout the County as state funding for local jurisdictions has been drastically cut and gas-tax revenues have been depleted. This would be a .5% county sales tax and would be specifically earmarked for maintenance.


Eureka Waterfront Trail Update!

Happy Trails / Tuesday, July 5, 2016

This morning Jessica Hall and I spoke with Miles Slattery, Director of Eureka Parks and Recreation about the Eureka Waterfront Trail. Phase A, from the end of the Hikshari Trail to Del Norte street has begun and should be completed by September of this year! Phases B & C all the way around the city of Eureka should be completed by sometime near the end of 2017 to the middle of 2018.


Redwood Coast Mountain Bike Association-Plus

Happy Trails / Tuesday, June 28, 2016

This morning new Happy Trails co-host Scott Machen and I spoke with Ali Osgood and Tom Phillips of the Redwood Coast Mountain Bike Association. Ali is a board member, and a student of mine at HSU and Tom is the president of the organization. Today we spoke of their extensive work at Lacks Creek, and other trail projects, their upcoming Pines for Nonprofits event tomorrow at Mad River Brewery, and their July 30 Enduro event.


NPS Centennial: The Good Homosapiens

Live at KHUM / Wednesday, June 22, 2016

The Good Homosapiens came in to play a few tunes and get you excited about the National Park Service's Centennial Celebration on Sunday. There will be bands, foodtrucks, activities, pony rides, speakers and more. The Redwood National and State Park's FREE celebration will be Sunday from noon till 6 p.m. at the bottom of Bald Hills Road, just off of Highway 101 north of Orick.


Trail Films

Happy Trails / Tuesday, June 21, 2016

This morning Michael Kauffmann and I spoke with Scott Herriott about his passion for trails, the films he has made about trails (and Bigfoot) and his current project, the Bigfoot Trail.


Dune Trails

Happy Trails / Tuesday, June 14, 2016

This morning I spoke with new Happy Trails Co-Host Jessica Hall along with former KHUM DJ Mike Dronkers, both members of Friends of the Dunes. This morning we talked about the extensive trail system throughout the dunes. This is a treasure that is right in our own backyard that you may have overlooked.


The Compost Mountain Boys return to KHUM

Live at KHUM / Thursday, June 9, 2016

Tim, Rich, Marty, and Bruce all came in to talk about compost and play some tunes.


The Pacific Crest Trail

Happy Trails / Tuesday, June 7, 2016

This morning Happy Trails new Co-Host Michael Kauffmann and I talked with Ian Nelson up in Ashland Oregon about the Pacific Crest Trail. This trail, established back in the Johnson Administration stretches from Mexico to Canada along the pacific coast as the name implies. We talked about it's history, what it's like and volunteer Opportunities along the tail. More info at pcta.org


Trails Summit June 4th

Happy Trails / Tuesday, May 24, 2016

This morning Emily and I spoke with Natalie Arroyo, representing the Humboldt Trails Council and Hank Seemann, Deputy Director, Humboldt County Public Works about the upcoming Trails Summit. It will take place at the Wharfinger Building in Eureka on June 4th.


Trinidad Coastal Land Trust

Coastal Currents / Thursday, May 19, 2016

Larry and Delia chat with Don Allan, Senior Project Manager for Redwood Community Action Agency and board member for the Trinidad Land Trust


Meet The Co-Hosts

Happy Trails / Tuesday, May 17, 2016

As we approach the beginning of our 10th year of Happy Trails we are moving into a new era. In addition to Emily Sinkhorn, we are joined by 3 more co-hosts, Jessica Hall, Michael Kauffman, and Scott Machen. Each new host brings their area of expertise to the table each week on KHUM's trail advocacy show.


No Pardon EP Release

Live at KHUM / Tuesday, May 10, 2016

No Pardon (Chris Parreira, Amber Grimes, and Rosalind Parducci) came in to play some tunes to build anticipation for their EP Release Party tomorrow with La Musique Diabolique at Sirens Song Tavern in Eureka at 8:30 PM!